Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishCeará GapIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Gap 
Latitude 3° 25' 56.9" S (-3.43247°)  
Longitude 37° 42' 22.9" W (-37.70637°)  
Min. Lat 3° 43' 4.6" S (-3.7179°)  
Min. Long 37° 55' 19.6" W (-37.9221°)  
Max. Lat 3° 5' 33.9" S (-3.0928°)  
Max. Long 37° 25' 17.8" W (-37.4216°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: Brazilian research vessel "Geco Tau". Year of discovery: 2000. History: Named from the nearby Brazilian State of Ceará.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-30. Proposer: Helenice Vital, Geology and Geophysics Laboratory of Rio Grande do Norte Federal University, Brazil. History: 2017.    
Additional information: This feature has an elongated shape. It is located between the continental slope of Ceará State and Ceará Plateau. Minimum depth (m): 1500. Maximum depth (m): 2330. Total relief (m): 830. Dimension: ~ 70 km x 20 km    
Part of  South Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2018-09-13 16:53:11 by Lonneville Britt
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